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Framatome Early Career ALARA Radiological Specialist in Lynchburg, Virginia

What You’ve Accomplished

You have completed a B.S. in Physics or related discipline. You may have also obtained an advanced degree in similar fields. Plus 0-2 years additional experience in radiation protection or health physics or at least 2 years of related professional experience in lieu of degree and are ready to join Framatome and help deliver clean, safe energy and advance nuclear technology.

Who You Are

Your actions, behaviors, and decisions are made in a manner consistent with our Core Values:

You may have also acquired the following skills:

  • Prior experience should include ANSI 18.1 Radiation Protection certification and / or ALARA planning in a commercial nuclear power plant environment

  • NRRPT and/or CHP certification desired

  • OHSA 10 and/or 30 certifications desired. 49 CFR Parts 100 to 185 certification desired.

  • Knowledge of health physics and radiation protection programs as they relate to the commerical nuclear power plant environment

  • Good verbal and written communication skills combines with strong customer focus

  • Knowledge of specialized database and PC applications such as Word, Excel, and Access

  • Strong problem identification and resolution skills

  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management

    Your Opportunity

    This full-time role is about making an impact on people’s lives and the future of clean energy. You will leverage your skills and experience to be part of an innovative team and make a difference for our customers. As an ALARA Radiological Specialist in Lynchburg, VA (remote work will also be considered), you will be part of the proven team in the Installed Base Business Unit. Your work will include:

  • Under limited supervision perform ALARA Technician / Radiation Protection functions assigned by Framatome Management.

  • Develop and recommendation of exposure reduction strategies and ALARA engineering controls such as: shielding, new technologies, source term removal and reduction. Coordination and liaising with Customer Radiation Protection and ALARA personnel in support of Framatome maintenance activities.

  • Development of and tracking exposure estimates for Framatome maintenance activities using spreadsheets and daily exposure reports using graphs and presenting to Framatome and or Customer management. Development of Framatome ALARA Plans specific for Framatome maintenance activities, especially with first-of-a-kind or nonroutine maintenance activities. This may include participation in mockup training for determining detailed job steps and time study of these maintenance activities. Participating in Design Review Boards from an ALARA Engineering aspect for suggestions and improvement on exposure savings or reduction.

  • Reporting and tracking of ALARA Metrics associated with Framatome maintenance activities and personnel. Assisting with transportation / logistics activities to ensure compliance with 49 CFR Parts 100 to 177 for Class 7 materials. Framatome ALARA also supports Industrial Safety as a combined discipline.

  • Knowledge of Industrial Safety is required based on previous experience as an experienced Nuclear Worker.

  • OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 Training will be required, pursuit of additional Safety Training is always encouraged.

  • Liaising and coordination with Framatome Safety, Customers Safety, Framatome maintenance crew, on industrial safety is required.

  • Performing Job Hazard Analysis development and review and Safety Industrial Safety Plans. Intermittent ALARA and RP Support at Framatome's local licensed facility. Additionally intermittent support of of Radiation Protection and ALARA duties at Framatome's licensed work location.

    This position requires up to 50% travel. Together we will enable clean, safe, and economical low-carbon energy to meet the global ambition for a better tomorrow.

    Who We Are

    Framatome is an international leader in nuclear energy recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for the global nuclear fleet. More than 2,000 dedicated U.S. Framatome employees work every day to supply ever cleaner, safer, and more economical low-carbon energy for our communities and world. As well as supporting new nuclear builds, advancing new technology and advancing nuclear energy in the U.S. and abroad. Like you, we want a brighter future.

    See how the Installed Base Business Unit contributes to this future:

    Discover Lynchburg, Virginia:

    Your Total Rewards Package

    The range of base salary for the position is between $63,000 - $82,000, and may also include annual incentives, performance bonuses and benefits. Please note that the base salary range is a guideline, and individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, competencies and work location.

    Framatome offers a broad employee benefits portfolio as a key component of your total rewards. This includes:

    Multiple medical plans; dental and vision plans; Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment; long- and short-term disability; optional plans including dependent life, accident, critical illness and hospital indemnity insurance; retirement savings plans (401k) with employer match; paid time off including up to 3 weeks of vacation, 8 days of sick leave, and 13 paid holidays; education reimbursement; adoption assistance; employee assistance programs; opportunities for professional development.

    Positions within Framatome may require access to proprietary information that is subject to U.S. export control regulations. As such, the Company must ensure that any hires for these job openings fully comply with all US regulations. Foreign national applicants that are citizens or residents of countries not included on the Department of Energy’s Generally Authorized Destinations list may not be eligible for immediate need positions. See list here:

    Framatome is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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